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Frequently Asked Questions

Case FAQs

How much does it cost to hire you?

At our firm, there are no upfront costs involved. Our fee is contingent upon the successful resolution of your case, ensuring that you only pay when we achieve a favorable outcome. Additionally, we bear all the upfront expenses associated with the preparation and management of your case, so you never receive an invoice or bill. This approach grants our esteemed clients access to exceptional legal representation, backed by our commitment to delivering world-class service.

How do I protect my safety and privacy should I decide to come forward about my abuse?

Throughout the country, civil and criminal laws are in place to safeguard survivors of sexual violence, particularly those who were or are children. In numerous states, specific laws enable survivors of child sex abuse to pursue legal action without divulging their identity. This essential provision not only preserves your privacy but also allows you to participate in the civil process with the utmost safety and confidentiality.

Who can I tell? Who should I tell?

We understand that sharing details about your lawsuit is a deeply personal choice, and you have the right to keep it entirely confidential if you wish. Rest assured that any information you disclose to us will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. As a firm, we prioritize and respect the privacy and anonymity of survivors. While we recommend considering support from a therapist throughout the process, the decision is entirely yours, and you are free to discuss any challenges you may encounter openly and honestly with the therapist of your choice.

What steps are taken in the process of filing a sexual abuse claim?

We understand that each sexual abuse case is unique, and the process of filing a claim or lawsuit involves multiple steps. The good news is that our highly trained team is dedicated to making this process as smooth and straightforward as possible for you. To get started, simply reach out to our firm for a free and confidential legal consultation. Our trauma-informed advocate will compassionately discuss your legal options and listen to your personal experience of abuse and its impact on your life. After carefully evaluating your potential lawsuit, if we find a valid basis to proceed, we will discuss a representation agreement and provide you with a general timeline for filing a lawsuit on your behalf.

Can I still come forward about what happened to me as a child?

In numerous states across the country, laws have been amended to empower survivors, enabling them to seek justice through civil and criminal avenues to expose abuse and cover-ups. Even if you don’t currently possess legal rights, there are still steps you can take to break the cycle of child sexual abuse and reclaim your power. No matter how long ago the abuse occurred, it’s never too late to come forward with your story, regain control, and play a vital role in safeguarding the well-being of children in the future.